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Very entertaining but try as I might I am just not a fan of Saramago’s style. A book about a place where suddenly nobody dies anymore [s] 5 71 Oct 15, Quotes from Death with Interr Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The paragraphs are very long too, therefore, people with short attention span have to be patient if they want to read this book.

I read and giggled all the way through the first 20 or so pages, sitting by the bay drinking crisp white wine that tasted a little like pineapple. Because he is brilliant, ihtermitencias why. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A foundation with his name was established in ; its main aims are cultural promotion, particularly of Portuguese literature and authors. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Death discovers that, without reason, this man has mistakenly not been killed.

In fact Saramago wrote this book in at a time when his own health was poor; he was eighty-three and suffering from leukaemia and there was a point around then when his own death was interrupted: Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.


Las intermitencias de la muerte

Religion has lost its reason and its greatest reward, resurrection. If the you say yes to the first one, then read this. View all 12 comments. View all 24 comments. Answer me this question now: View all 6 comments. The book can be separated into two parts, the first part intrrmitencias a study of conceptual death or more accurately the loss thereof, and how it would affect the lives of the mortal beings suddenly deemed immortal.

Yes, the entirety of the integmitencias does seem a bit fragmented, however its ability to penetrate an issue such as death and its spirited treatment of it deserves high praise.

I am on page 70, does this book get any better, or does it keep going on in this vein? Saramago knows what most of us know but don’t know how to say. I hope it improves one way or the other.


It’s death, a stranger to failure, who sets out to investigate and to set the matters right, unprepared for what is waiting for her. Saramago was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in What else can we want now, once the threat of unavoidable demise has been removed seemingly forever, once the unstoppable Grim Reaper seems to have retired?

We almost expect to see a grin on her face and the illustrator has kindly left her features blank so that we can fill in that smirk for ourselves. Refresh and try again. There are snippets, conversations, which surprised me with sly intelligence and wry wit.


The industry develops so quickly that the government itself becomes beholden to the maphioso, even bringing it to the brink saarmago war with its neighbors. View all 5 comments. Want to Read Currently Reading Intermiyencias. My wife is fluent in Portuguese so she’s going to read Blindness in its native language while I read an English translation on my Kindle. Do you want to live forever? I came to steal your heart.

It’s deaththe female noun in so many languages, whose whim led to such perturbances in the function of the state and religion and philosophy. As a rather imaginative story dealing with a very familiar yet unwelcome theme, it manages to paint death in a fair and, ironically, impersonal light without being emotional or needlessly sentimental.

What is there to fear then? What makes this work is that he does not expect you to suspend disbelief. Kimba I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon last year and I stumbled into the Saramago museum – completely because I was mesmerised by the style of the buil I am an Aussie who got lost in Lisbon last year and I stumbled into the Saramago museum – completely because I was mesmerised by the style of the building. Unexpectedly human, one would think.

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